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Entries to the annual contest close 31st December 2017

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Squid
(Sepioteuthis lessoniana)
By Lilian Koh
posted (6 days ago)
20 votes

Bryaninops yongei
By Wayne Jones
posted (5 days ago)
15 votes

Favorinus mirabilis
By Wayne Jones
posted (6 days ago)
14 votes

Many-host goby (Pleurosicya mossambica) with eggs,housereef Raja4divers, Raja Ampat.
By Filip Staes
posted (5 days ago)
14 votes

TURTLE
Borneo Divers Mabul
By Manbd Uidive
posted (6 days ago)
13 votes

RED PLANET
Psychedelic batwing slug
By Ton Ghela
posted (6 days ago)
13 votes

Black Nudibranch
By Kate Jonker
posted (6 days ago)
12 votes

Golden squid in night dive
By Raffaele Livornese
posted (6 days ago)
12 votes

1/250 f/22.0 ISO 200
By Songda Cai
posted (6 days ago)
12 votes

Dasycaris zanzibarica
By Wayne Jones
posted (6 days ago)
11 votes
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This category shows entries from last year that our 'trusted' members have put forward to the first round of judging for the annual awards
Cuttlefish, Zeeland, The Netherlands.
Third place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Perfect timing, great composition and the green water adds a special touch to the shot
38 Votes
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Egg Cowrie in the coral with open polyps, Canon 6d, 1/100... by Dragos Dumitrescu
Egg Cowrie in the coral with open polyps, Canon 6d, 1/100, F10, Iso100
Third place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

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Wonderful and also unique shot of a cowrie in a starry night.
28 Votes
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Snooted anemone and diver in front of early morning sun
Winner Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

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Wonderful composition and lighting. Amazing shot!
42 Votes
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'A Light Embrace' - A lemon shark glides through the late-afternoon sunlight off the coast of Grand Bahama
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

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Just a perfect shark shot
31 Votes
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1-2-3 by Viktor Vrbovský
1-2-3
Winner Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

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How to frogkick - a very unique shot of a swimming frog in the category manipulated
32 Votes
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"Bark"
Young seals, rather like puppies, test the limits of their territory by rushing for each other (and visiting divers) with mock charges and bubble laden barks
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
stunning action shot
31 Votes
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A waterlily photographed in a pond in Belgium. The camera... by Filip Staes
A waterlily photographed in a pond in Belgium. The camera was held just below the surface. Nikon D 7100 in Hugyfot housing, Tokina 10-17mm é10mm, f16, 1/320, ISO200.
Winner Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Very unique shot. Loving the angle and the composition.
27 Votes
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MIRROR- by Ramin Ardestani
MIRROR-
shortlistedShortlisted!
24 Votes
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Title:bubble
shot@yakushima Japan
shortlistedShortlisted!
28 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, August 25, 2017
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Sea of Japan Japan
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A walking octopus by Chun Zhou
A walking octopus
Winner Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Incredible and unique shot of this alien-like octopus
34 Votes
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Fire gobies.
Winner Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Great capture of this shy couple. Perfect focus and colors
21 Votes
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Title: "The Moment of Birth" Name of species: Apogon imberbis.
Third place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Editor's Comment
Very special and spectacular capture of a unique moment. Right time, right place and right focus.
24 Votes
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Water lilies, Turnhout, Belgium.
shortlistedShortlisted!
25 Votes
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A jaw fish with hundred new life in its mouth. I spent 4 dives to search and wait this shoot.
Third place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
So many eyes! Perfect timing and focus
33 Votes
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N E O N
Thorny Seahorse
(Hippocampus histrix) by Lilian Koh
N E O N
Thorny Seahorse
(Hippocampus histrix)
Second place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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The disco seahorse - great technique and lighting.
27 Votes
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Black Tunicate Goby with Egg
shortlistedShortlisted!
27 Votes
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The sun here is at 91% Totality during the Eclipse.. not a big difference, but fun to try.
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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A very rare shot during the eclipse, loving it
31 Votes
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Blenny in black, Acapulco México
shortlistedShortlisted!
41 Votes
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Diver at Mangrove by Cary Bao
Diver at Mangrove
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Great perspective, composition and lighting
27 Votes
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Juvenile Cuttle fish
shortlistedShortlisted!
29 Votes
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All eyes on me
Second place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Love the colors, background and narrow depth of field, not the usual shrimp shot
30 Votes
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Silhouette of Napoleon snake eel by Violet Ting
Silhouette of Napoleon snake eel
Second place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Wow! Now that's how you use backlight...
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, May 1, 2017
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indonesia
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Indonesia
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Spinner dolphins riding the bow wave of our dive boat.
shortlistedShortlisted!
19 Votes
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The famous staircase on the Karwela Ferry wreck in Gozo. by Christian Llewellyn
The famous staircase on the Karwela Ferry wreck in Gozo.
Second place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
One of the best wreck shots I have seen lately
23 Votes
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Eagle Rey
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

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Great colors and composition, not to forget the perfect pose of the model
25 Votes
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PRETTY GIRL
(@kashiwajima)
shortlistedShortlisted!
24 Votes
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Yellow Sponge Tubes by Eduardo Arribada
Yellow Sponge Tubes
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Great composition, angle and lighting
18 Votes
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